Vacation at Lake Ontario Cottage Rentals, Sandy Pond, New York

Vaction at Sandy Pond NY, Lake Ontario cottage rental, near Salmon River Pulaski, NY

NY Lake Ontario cottage rental

Comfortable lodging 10 minutes from Salmon River, Pulaski, NY

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Lake Ontario Beaches

One of the wonderful things about our Lake Ontario cottage rentals is that they are close to some beautiful beaches.  Basking on the beaches of Lake Ontario is like being at the ocean without the salt.  The sand is fine (like Bermuda sand, just not pink) and perfect for making sand castles or sculptures.  No giant seaweed, no water critters and no salt.  The perfect spot for enjoying a day in the sun.sand sculpture at the beach

Sandy Island Beach is part of the Eastern Lake Ontario Dune and Wetland Area, a 17-mile stretch of shorelineLake Ontario beach which extends from the Town of Richland, Oswego County, north along Lake Ontario to Jefferson County.  The area is the only significant freshwater dune site in the northeastern United States.  Beach services include concession stand, changing areas, bathroom facilities, certified lifeguards, emergency telephone, first aid.  This beach is 5 miles south of the cottages

Sandy Pond Beach a.k.a. Boaters Beach is across the pond from our Lake Ontario cottage rentals and only accessible by boat.   It is a stretch of land with a huge sand dune that lies between Sandy Pond and Lake Ontario .  pond side of boaters beachThere are no facilities and no life guard.  The beach is relatively private with a portion of it owned by the Nature Conservancy.  To protect the dunes the Nature Conservancy erected a board walk that can be used to walk over the dunes from the pond side to the lake side.  They have also planted protective grasses to prevent erosion of the sand dunes. In addition, a portion of the land has been set-aside as a bird sanctuary.  The water on the Sandy Pond side gets deep quickly and many people use it as a starting point for water skiing. The lake bottom on the Lake Ontario side gently slopes making for gradual water depth, which is great for swimming.  Sandy Pond Beach is one of the true gems of the world.

Southwick Beach State Park, also on Lake Ontario, is spacious and popular, known for outstandingBeach on Lake Ontario swimming and sunning on its long sandy beach.  The park is adjacent to the Lakeview Wildlife Management Area, home to the environmentally-sensitive coastal sand dunes. The park has a children's playground, hiking trails, food, picnic tables,  and showers. The park's nature  and hiking trails adjoin the wildlife management area and its trail system, which visitors are encouraged to use. This beach is 9 miles north of the cottages

Westcott Beach State Park on Lake Ontario, with rolling, wooded hills and open, grassy meadows sheltered by Henderson Bay.  The park has a children's playground, picnic areas and hiking trails food, picnic tables, pavilions and  showers. This beach is 12 miles north of the cottages.


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